Read the profiles, below, for words of wisdom from current and past transfer students. To learn more about each student and their transfer experience, click on their name.
President's Student Employee of the Year Finalist • "Join an organization!"
Major: Corporate Communication & Sociology
"Do not buy into fallacy that transfers took the easy route to get into UT."
"You can do all that you want!"
Major: Communication Sciences and Disorders
"Don’t compare your beginning to somebody else’s middle."
Major: Psychology and Sociology
Be proactive and keep open communication with your professors.
"Don’t focus only on academics, join an on-campus org. or explore Austin!"
"College is such a special time where you can build lifelong friends. Take advantage of the time you have here to build those relationships."
"I strongly recommend getting involved with as many things on campus as possible (without spreading yourself too thin)."
Major: Applied Movement Science, Pre-Physician’s Assistant
"It can be really scary being in a completely new and unfamiliar environment when you first transfer, but don’t be afraid to put yourself out there and get involved in something as soon as you get to campus!"
Your journey may look different from other people's, but you are no less deserving of an excellent education.